Top 10 dōTERRA Essential Oils
Getting started with essential oils can be overwhelming when there are so many different essential oils to choose from. If you are unsure what you need, a great place to start would be with an introductory kit that contains 10 of the most popular dōTERRA essential oils.
These 10 essential oils have a wide variety of uses and smell great! There are many day-to-day ways you can use these oils, so they are also great value for money!
There are 6 individual essential oils and 4 essential oil blends included in the top 10 oils. These are listed below with some of their benefits and uses. I have also included some different ways you can used these essentials together.
Individual essential oils
Lemon: Lemon essential oil has an uplifting scent. It can be used as a natural cleaner, or added to a glass of water for an uplifting boost. It is purifying and can assist with boosting energy and creating focus. It is suitable for aromatic use, topical use or use with food
Lavender: Lavender essential oil has a variety of benefits including soothing skin imperfections and calming irritations. It is also great for relaxation and supports a good nights sleep. It is known as the Queen of Oils because is has so many uses. It is suitable for aromatic use, topical use or use with food
Peppermint: Peppermint essential oil is the perfect oil for an energy boost! It can help boost your focus and improve your mindset. It is invigorating to the senses and promotes an uplifted feeling. It can help cool the body and freshen your breath. It is suitable for aromatic use, topical use or use with food
Tea Tree: Tea tree (also known as melaleuca) essential oil is best known for it’s cleansing and purifying properties. It can be applied to the skin for cleansing and helps support a healthy complexion. It is suitable for aromatic and topical use
Oregano: Oregano essential oil is one of the most powerful and potent essential oils. It is a popular oil for cooking and is known for its cleansing properties. It is suitable for aromatic use, topical use or use with food
Frankincense: Frankincense essential oil helps promote feelings of peace, relaxation and overall emotional well-being. It also helps to reduce the appearance of skin imperfections and can help create focus. It is known as the King of Oils due to the many uses it has. It is suitable for aromatic use, topical use or use with food
Essential Oil Blends
On Guard: On Guard essential oil blend has a pure and uplifting aroma when diffused. It is great as an uplifting and non-toxic clearer throughout the house. It is made from a blend of Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus and Rosemary essential oils and is suitable for aromatic use, topical use or use with food
DigestZen: DigestZen essential oil blend has a calming aroma. It promotes feelings of satisfaction after eating and supports a soothing feeling before a long trip. It is made from a blend of Ginger, Peppermint, Tarragon, Fennel, Caraway, Coriander and Anise essential oils and is suitable for aromatic use, topical use or use with food
Easy Air: Easy Air (also known as Breathe) essential oil blend can be diffused to help calm the senses and promote a restful nights sleep by opening the airways. It also helps to protect the body from seasonal threats. It is made from a blend of Laurel, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Tea Tree, Lemon, and Cardamom essential oils, and is suitable for aromatic and topical use
Ice Blue: Ice Blue (also known as deep blue) essential oil blend is a cooling, soothing oil that provides comfort when massages on the skin. It is perfect for a soothing massage after a long day on your feet or after a workout. It is made from a blend of Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, Helichrysum and Osmanthus essential oils, and is suitable for aromatic and topical use
Ideas for using these Top 10 Essential Oils
Diffuse up to 5 drops for a small room or 10 drops for a large room
Relaxation: Diffuse any combination of Lavender, Frankincense or Lemon. I personally love Lavender and Frankincense!
Immune Support: Diffuse any combination of On Guard, Tea Tree, Lemon, Oregano or Frankincense. I personally love On Guard and Lemon or Tea Tree and Lemon!
Respiratory Support: Diffuse any combination of Easy Air, Frankincense, Tea Tree, On Guard, Peppermint or Lemon. I personally love Easy Air and Lemon!
Uplifting: Diffuse any combination of Peppermint, Lemon and Frankincense. I personally love Peppermint and Lemon!
Add to a 5 or 10ml rollerball bottle and top with fractionated coconut oil. The number of drops listed here are for an adult strength dilution. If you have sensitive skin or are making this for someone younger, ensure you follow the dilution guidelines in this essential oils safety post.
Skin Support: 8 drops Frankincense and 4 drops Lavender
Hand Sanitizer: 6 drops of On Guard and 6 drops of Lemon or Tea Tree
Immune Support: 3 drops of Lemon, 3 drops of Tea Tree, 3 drops of On Guard and 3 drops of Frankincense
Tummy Support: 6 drops DigestZen and 6 drops of Peppermint
From this list, you can see that there is a wide variety of uses for essential oils and they can be especially beneficial when used as part of a daily routine. These will likely be the oils you end up reaching for over and over again!
Over time as you learn more about essential oils, you will likely find many more uses for each of these oils. You may also find that different oils may respond better than others for you personally, since we are all different.
I’d love to know which of these are your favourites, so let me know in the comments below!
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